VCS Leaders Network - ‘Hidden Issues: Safety in our community’

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St George's Centre

Chatham Maritime

Chatham

ME4 4EL

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Do you understand the rapidly growing risks to your vulnerable beneficiaries and clients that are presented by these issues?

  • Hate Crime
  • Radicalisation
  • Domestic Violence
  • Gang Activity
  • Knife Crime

For instance, do you know that County Lines drug dealing (London gangs moving their trade in drugs outside of the capital) has seen a surge in crime in Kent and Medway and that knife crime in Kent increasing by a faster rate than anywhere else in the country?

You can find out more about all of these issues and how you can improve the safety of your beneficiaries and clients by coming along to the next VCS Leaders Network event is titled ‘Hidden Issues: Safety in our community’.
There will be key note speakers and professionals covering cover topics such as Hate Crime, Gangs, Prevent and Domestic Abuse.

This event is suitable for all staff, volunteers, trustees and beneficiaries. This event is being held:

Date: Wednesday 2nd October 2019

Time: 09.30-13.30

Venue: St George’s Centre, Chatham Maritime, ME4 4UH

Agenda:

9.30 - Arrival and Registration

10.00 - Welcome from Chair
Dalia Halpern-Matthews, Creating Cultural Capacities

10.05 - Introduction
Adrian Gulvin, Community Safety/ Medway Council

10.10 - Kent Police
Senior Representatives from Kent Police

10.35 - Break

11.00 - Domestic Abuse
Dr Liza Thompson, CEO, SATEDA

11.20 - Trans Hate Crime
Hilary Cooke, CEO, Medway Gender and Sexual Diversity Centre

11.30 - Disability Hate Crime
Sue Groves, Chair, Independent Police Advisory Group

11.45 - PREVENT
Nick Wilkinson, Prevent and Channel Strategic Manager, Kent County Council

12.40 - Questions and Answers
Panel: Dr Liza Thompson, Nick Wilkinson, Sue Groves, Hilary Cooke

1.10 - Coffee and networking

1.30 Close

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St George's Centre

Chatham Maritime

Chatham

ME4 4EL

United Kingdom

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